Steve McClaren will look to take advantage of the loan market again as he pieces together his plans at Derby.
Southampton have signed a replacement for Luke Shaw after capturing Chelsea's Ryan Bertrand on a season-long loan.
The England Under-21 international went straight into the North End squad for their League One trip to Crawley on Tuesday night, but the game was later postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Rudd has played three cup games for the Canaries this season, including the shock weekend FA Cup defeat to non-league Luton.
Earlier this month, North End cancelled the contract of goalkeeper Steve Simonsen by mutual consent.